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repartee
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  • 12 The butcher-boy puts off his killing-clothes, or sharpens his knife at the stall in the market, I loiter enjoying his repartee and his shuffle and break-down.

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  • He smiled then laughed heartily, as if he’d just realized anew the humor in his repartee.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • "Don’t be a pain" and "Takes one to know one" are standard repartee among girls, but I go much farther than that.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye

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